See here on Google Poland blog.
They say new “innovation center” is just opening.
Job list includes following positions in Wroclaw:
- Director, Online Sales and Operations
- IT Field Technician
- Online Customer Support Specialist – New Graduate
- Online Sales and Operations Coordinator (Czech/Slovak)
- Online Sales and Operations Coordinator (German market)
- Online Sales and Operations Coordinator (Hungarian)
- Online Sales and Operations Coordinator (Russian)
- Online Sales and Operations Manager
- Team Lead, Online Sales and Operations
From the list it looks more like an operations and customer service center, with some local testing, rather than anything related to innovation. More of that in Krakow. But maybe it will change with time.
I couldn’t help but notice that there is also the following position on the list:
Emerging Markets Strategy Associate – Europe
Position based in London or Warsaw or Budapest or Istanbul or Prague.
The Emerging Markets Associate will work with the emerging markets team to lead strategic and operational initiatives that are critical to the ongoing growth of the company. Initiatives that the Associate may help drive include: projects to enter new markets; projects to implement our new sales channel strategy in those markets; and projects to build and train new teams in those new markets. The Associate’s role will be to provide the project management skills, analytic “horsepower” and business judgment to drive such initiatives.
Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated top quartile performance in a consulting, investment banking or line management role, and have graduated at or near the top of their class from a leading graduate academic institution. We are looking for self-starters who can work in a rapidly changing industry, tolerate ambiguity and demonstrate problem-solving leadership with limited oversight. Experience in a technology-driven industry is required, and fluency in an Eastern European language is required.
Sounds like interesting job indeed.